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Work can now begin on Stad Ship Tunnel in Norway

  The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has received the assignment letter from the Ministry of Transport and Communications, which gives a green light to start preparations for the construction of the ambitious Stad Ship Tunnel. “We will now start the processes of acquisitioning properties in the area where the ship tunnel will be located, as

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Stena Bulk maxes out again with hybrid zero-emission concept design

  Stena Bulk, one of Scandinavia’s largest tanker operator with a history of launching groundbreaking new ships, has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design, pushing the boundaries of zero carbon, multimodal vessel design in shipping to a new level. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet cargoes in

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Montreal waterfront negotiations resuming Wednesday

  The on-and-off negotiations between the union representing 1,125 Port of Montreal longshoremen and the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) are on again, resuming Wednesday of this week in the presence of mediators. The return to the negotiating table was announced yesterday  by the CUPE 375  union to its members after mediators had held separate meetings

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DP World and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec establish joint port/logistics venture in Indonesia

  JAKARTA – DP World, alongside its partner Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), have signed a long-term agreement with Indonesia’s leading conglomerate Maspion Group to start the construction of an international container port and industrial logistics park in Gresik. Work on the projects is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2021, with a total

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OCI N.V. enters into agreement with MAN Energy Solutions and Hartmann Group to supply ships with ammonia

  Dutch fuel provider OCI has signed another memorandum of understanding with engine manufacturing giant MAN Energy Solutions and Germany’s Hartmann Gas Carriers, under which OCI intends to charter ammonia carriers built, owned and operated by Hartmann and its commercial arm, GasChem Services.  The new ships will feature ammonia-fuelled engines designed by MAN. “The partnership

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Shipping Federation of Canada calls for settlement in Port of Montreal

  Montreal – The mere threat of a work stoppage by longshore workers at the Port of Montreal is forcing North American importers and exporters to divert large volumes of international cargo away from the port and is already causing havoc to supply chains, according to the Shipping Federation of Canada. The Federation says that

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Mediators seeking to revive Montreal docker/employer negotiations

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Federal mediators are attempting to revive direct negotiations between the union representing Port of Montreal  dockers and the Maritime Employers Association (MEA). The talks have been “on pause” since Monday following four days of discussions which failed to make significant progress on outstanding issues for renewing a collective agreement which

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